Make a reservation

Party Size
For 2
Date
Today
Time
7:00 PM
icon/ic_social_proofCreated with Sketch.
Booked 3 times today
Special offers available. See details

Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant

4.4
656 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$30 and under
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Californian
Top Tags:
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
A San Diego Dining Experience to Savor

Inspired by the olive trees, gardens and villas that overlook our 18 hole golf course, making The" Veranda" a place one simply has to experience.

Fresh and modern, Veranda's new menu features California contemporary cuisine. Each dish is carefully constructed by a team of chefs using locally-sourced ingredients and freshly grown herbs from our own garden.

Veranda is the perfect place to meet and enjoy a snack, meal or libation (try our signature bread and Tapenade.....we'll give you the recipe), dine under the stars or gather around the fire with a cocktail or local craft beer . Come and enjoy live entertainment, featuring local artists. You're sure to have an experience to savor.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Californian
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
Breakfast: Daily: 6:30am - 11:00am
Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 5:00pm
Dinner: Daily : 5:00pm - 10.00pm
Sunday Brunch : 11:30 - 3:00pm ala carte menu
Sunday - Dinner : 3:00 - 10:00pm
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(844) 255-1288
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Casual Dress
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
Parking details
Hotel Valet Parking and Lot Parking.
icon/ic_entertainmentCreated with Sketch.
Entertainment
Every Tuesday, Friday, Saturday live music entertainment.
icon/ic_special_eventsCreated with Sketch.
Special events & promotions
Daily delights menu
7 days a week from 5-9PM

Join us at Veranda Fireside Lounge and listen local artists each week.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Specials

Cinco de Mayo - Special Menus & Offers

Come dine with us!

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Come dine with us! 11AM-3PM - Brunch Buffet with live music, ***Bottomless Mimosas $14*** Adults $72 | Kids $28

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 656 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.4based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.3
service
4.6
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Quiet
84% of people would recommend it to a friend
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
5.0Dined 6 days ago

Great view of the greens and delicious brunch. Veranda is the place to be seated. Fabulous outdoor lunch spot.

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined 6 days ago

Our meal was good, great location, would come again.

Report
Helpful
2.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Bad experience. Would not recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Vicki was an amazing server! Always ask for her! Food she recommended was excellent - always ASK! She makes the entire experience jus remarkable

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Family birthday dinner everything was great

Report
Helpful
3.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Our food came half an hour later and they taste okay. The location is good but the patio is recessed so the view is partially blocked.

Report
Helpful
3.0Dined on March 24, 2018

A bit disappointed in price and quality. $35 "center cut" ribeye was nothing more than what we usually buy at Vons. The appetizer braised short rib stuffed potato skins were totally bland. Such a shame cause the outdoor ambiance is really nice. Guess you're paying for the view cause the food sure wasnt worth the price.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Went there to meet my sister and brother in law for dinner, great food, our server Ricky was good, I found our second bottle of wine took awhile to arrive and our empty plates were in front of us a little too long, food was terrific I would definitely return to this restaurant.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Service was excellent and food was delicious. I recommend the breakfast buffet, huge made to order omelettes and delicious fresh baked pastries. The little muffins are to die for.
It was raining that morning but the view of the mountains and golf course were still breath taking.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

The Veranda was an amazing experience. Even though it was raining they automatically moved our reservation indoors. It was mine and my husbands anniversary so our waitress Vicky made sure we had a very special experience. She even comped us dessert! We cannot wait to come back on our next weekend getaway.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Request to be sat by the golf course. It is beautiful!

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

Perfect as always! The only things I would suggest is having more than one special a night. Other than that the service from Chris Stone was amazing and he kept the heaters going so we were warm and toasty.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Have dined at the Veranda numerous times and it’s always a good experience. The waitress always remembers our name. The food is always good and prices are reasonable. We live in the neighborhood so it’s only a short drive. A neighborhood gem.

Report
Helpful
2.0Dined on January 17, 2018

I passed on our disappointment to the front desk upon checking out. Not happy with the server we had as not attentive to us! Never around to see if we needed anything throughout! Don’t know where she was with just us as patrons for a long time! Very disappointed with the whole experience! Also, may I make a suggestion with the prime rib. The mash potatoes were hidden underneath the prime rib and for $28.00, can the chief display a plate more inviting! Potatoes and 2 slim carrots did not please us! You can do better as a Resort! Not particularly appealing ! Maybe that is why no one suggested the Veranda, but wanted us to dine at the Other Restaurant!

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on January 15, 2018

I dont drink alcohol so I cant comment on alcohol experiences. But lunch, dinner, brunch, casual, biz, large or small group, scenic, all of my experiences have been great!

Report
Helpful
3.0Dined on January 8, 2018

This is a place where you want to sit outside on the patio. It was raining the night we were there, so patio was closed.
It was miserable sitting inside.
The place was noisy. We were seated right next the kitchen. Constant activity, impossible to relax. Meals were cold and under cooked.
Just awful that night.

Report
Helpful
2.0Dined on January 6, 2018

i've been going to this restaurant for many years. seems to have a management issue now in that we waited 15 minutes for a server while there were only a handful of tables with diners and numerous employees standing around. finally i got up and asked if there was a server for our table and we eventually got one, although he was not very attentive during our visit.

i do like the venue and the food and perhaps the problem was the manager that night.

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on January 1, 2018

My ususal choice of sandwhich was not up to par.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on January 1, 2018

Always great! Have dined here for two decades. Highly recommended.

Report
Helpful
1.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Seated immediately and ready to order within five minutes , we left after 25 minutes, bus staff said they would get "her" to help us, one blond-haired (pony tail tied to the side) waitress walked past us multiple times, never took order, restaurant nearly empty: only three other parties in restaurant at the time, never will return. We were there for special New Year's dinner.

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on December 26, 2017

Good food and top notch service; dining on Veranda patio is absolutely lovely

Report
Helpful
3.0Dined on December 24, 2017

The hostess was unfriendly. The service was slow. Had to ask for dinner menus, refill on waters etc

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on December 24, 2017

As usual outstanding service and ambiance. Christmas Eve early dinner outside on the patio with lovely views. This restaurant is one of our favorites and never disappoints. Had the prime rib which was on the special Christmas menu and it was delicious. We always enjoy dining here at the Veranda.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on December 20, 2017

Great food, service and setting. Even if you're a local, you feel like you're in vacation. Good value and fun exploring the rb inn.

Report
Helpful
3.0Dined on December 19, 2017

Overall a “meh” experience. We made the mistake of sitting inside. Would have liked to see our waitress a bit more. Needed stuff like silverware, water, wine, our check.
Disappointed with the food. A baked baked potato is hardly a masterpiece. No toppings. No sauces for the chicken.
Won’t be going back.

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on December 17, 2017

Service was slow...we sat for 20 to 30 minutes before we were acknowledged by a server. Once he arrived, drinks and food arrived in a timely manner.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on December 13, 2017

We had a wonderful lunch with friends for the holidays. Food was fantastic, we weren't rushed and it was a beautiful day! Couldn't ask for more!

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on December 11, 2017

Fabulous venue....romantic setting. And delicious food.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on December 7, 2017

The ease of using open table makes this experience even better.
To be able to walk into a crowded restaurant and have your table waiting for you is 1st class. I appreciate the professionalism the staff have and it's carried out throughout the meal. The menu is just a little edgy which allows me to try something a little different
Eating outside with such a spectacular view brings the whole experience to the next level.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on December 4, 2017

Great outdoor spot with heaters

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on December 3, 2017

Enjoyed a wonderful Sunday lunch with my girlfriends. Perfect weather to sit out on the patio. Perfect everything-- food, service, ambiance. We'll be back again. Thanks.

Report
Helpful
3.0Dined on December 2, 2017

Very expensive. This particular night I waited a long time for my food and check. Other nights were better. Specials weren’t discussed, nor were they in the menu. I didn’t care for loud live music.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on November 26, 2017

The patio at Rancho Bernardo Inn is lovely offering a great view of the golf course. The service has always been excellent and food I always good.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on November 25, 2017

Beautiful outdoor seating area with live music some evenings.

Report
Helpful
3.0Dined on November 25, 2017

Nice venue but after two disappointing dinners there, I won’t be going back.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on November 19, 2017

delightful brunch with family in a beautiful natural setting

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on November 19, 2017

Always wonderful! We love it for any occasion. The ambiance and view are so serene and enchanting. It’s our go to place.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on November 16, 2017

I took some business clients here for an authentic California experience. I was a little concerned since it's November and the evenings can be chilly. No worries, as they have plenty of patio heaters which did a fine job of keeping us all comfortable. The outdoor seating, ambiance of the fire places and light live music, as well as an exceptional meal, got me a lot of points with my guests! The wine list was great and the prices were reasonable. We'll definitely use this as a venue for future business events, and I've already told my wife and some of our friends this will have to be a "date night" spot!

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on November 16, 2017

We were invited to eat at The Veranda a few weeks ago with our realtors. We liked the food, and we loved the view from our patio seats. It was quiet and very conducive to conversation. Even with the live music in the background, we could hear each other speak. The food was unique and tasty. We liked it so much that we decided to bring out of town friends to the restaurant. They enjoyed the evening and said it was a very good choice. None of us had alcohol that night because we were busy the next day, but it was great to be there for a good meal in a great atmosphere. We also really liked our waiter who was very good at taking care of us, and we specifically asked for him the second time we visited.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on November 16, 2017

We had Chris Stone as our waiter and the attention to detail on his part was wonderful. We never went without drinks or bread and tapenade. Our food was served promptly and served hot. Although we only ordered happy hour, we were still treated with utmost care and attention. We send all of our out of town client to Veranda and when they get Chris Stone as their waiter, we ALWAYS get a great report back. Thanks Veranda

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
17

Tweets by Veranda Fireside Lounge & Restaurant